Dessay was cast in the same role with another conductor. All photos by Ken Howard for the Metropolitan Opera.
He hits those notes apparently effortlessly as though they sit Natalie dessay 2008 season the middle of his range. Mozart ; Lakme Delibes ; Mitridate W. Although she was hesitant to perform the role, saying she did not want to play evil characters, director Robert Carsen convinced her that this Queen would be different, almost a sister to Pamina; Dessay agreed to do the role.
He still gets his standing ovation though. It was enough to freeze your marrow. Contentious material about living people that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately. She was so attracted to New Mexico in general and to Santa Fe, New Mexico in particular that, when she was invited to return the following season, general director Richard Gaddes re-arranged the summer festival program and presented La Sonnambula instead of an already-scheduled opera.
This pair are currently the worlds two leading high-note specialists and they do full justice to the roles in a way that has probably not been heard since the s with Luciano Pavarotti and Joan Sutherland. Her most recent performances over the summer season in Santa Fe have been in the role of Pamina in The Magic Flute.
If I had turned on the radio in the middle of this opera I would have guessed maybe Offenbach. Marie Natalie Dessay happily tends to her regimental duties "Chacun le sait" Marie Natalie Dessay delights her "papas" with their favorite tune. This Met recording seems funnier than I remembered from Covent Garden but, when I checked, all the same comic business was still there.
Because of her, I restaged it and re-examined the entire show. Awards and honors[ edit ] This section of a biography of a living person does not include any references or sources.
Then I did the revival last year in Barcelona with Natalie, and she injected fresh purpose and life into it. Another setback caused additional cancellations and further surgery, but by mid she was back on stage. Please help by adding reliable sources. While Dessay created a sensation earlier this season as the tragic title heroine in another Donizetti work, Lucia di Lammermoor, this marks her very first Fille with the Met.
Natalie Dessay, rather self-deprecatingly, refers to herself as a singing actress.
The action is startlingly simple and unencumbered by intricate subplots, allowing the full charm of Natalie dessay 2008 season characters and their music to come across in an uninhibited way. She was then asked to replace Cheryl Studer in all three female roles in a German production of Hoffmann.
But she hardly looks like one of the glamorous, saucy or sexy women she portrays in opera. She sings intellectually, with real dramaturgical insight. This production has also been filmed in its Viennese and London runs qv. Dessay declined the latter.
It really depends on how much the director really knows and loves the music. Subsequently, she was forced to cancel several other performances, including the French version of Lucia di Lammermoor in Lyon and a Zerbinetta at the Royal Opera House in London.Natalie Dessay (Soprano) dropped the "h" in her first name in honor of Natalie Wood when she was in grade school and subsequently simplified the spelling of her surname.
In her youth, Dessay had intended to be a ballet dancer, and then an actress. She opened the season at the Met as Lucia and is also scheduled to repeat the. Oct 15, · Natalie Dessay (French: ; born Nathalie Dessaix, 19 Aprilin Lyon) is a French opera singer who had a highly acclaimed career as a coloratura soprano before leaving the opera stage on 15 October Don't miss the Met's final high–definition transmission of the season, La Fille du Régiment, featuring Natalie Dessay and Juan Diego Flórez—"an operatic coupling made in heaven" (Financial Times).
Natalie DESSAY - Michel Legrand "Les moulins de mon cœur" (The Thomas Crown Affair) - Duration: 3 minutes, 21 seconds. Season 3, Episode 1 December 29, The Season 3 premiere features a production of the John Adams opera "Doctor Atomic," about physicist J.
Robert Oppenheimer (Gerald Finley) and the testing of the first atomic bomb in New Mexico. Jun 29, · Natalie Dessay's Marie is every bit as good. I admit though I miss the times when she was singing high Fs and Gs, and there is a little bit of shrillness at times under pressure.
She does have some lovely moments however especially in her quieter moments and in Chacun Le Sait, Chacun Le Dit, and she is a joy to watch on stage/10(16).Download